10 Ornaments That Make You Wonder What the Hell Hallmark Was Thinking

Every year Hallmark releases a treasure trove of Christmas ornaments, many of them nerdy as all get-out. This holiday season alone, there are ornaments from the Avengers movie, The Dark Knight Rises, Lord of the Rings, Star Wars and Star Trek, just to name a few! Of course, some of Hallmark's ornaments are simply… » 11/21/12 8:00am 11/21/12 8:00am

The Best Comic-Con Exclusive Toys of 2012

The San Diego Comic-Con is inundated with playthings and doodads you can only find in the hallowed halls of the convention center. Here are twenty of our favorite Comic-Con exclusives to hit the scene next week — the offerings range from the 4-foot-long S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier to perhaps the most ridiculous Star Wars » 7/05/12 8:35am 7/05/12 8:35am

A tutorial on building your own Golden Snitch ornament

I never understood why they celebrated Christmas in the Harry Potter novels — I always assumed wizards would go apeshit on Merlin's Birthday or Talking Flag Day or some other arcane bacchanalia lost to the ages. But that's neither here nor there. Anyway, Canadian crafter Gabrielle offers an easy step-by step on how to… » 12/11/11 8:10am 12/11/11 8:10am